Ysgol y Preseli headteacher Rhonwen Morris has expressed the privilege she and her staff have experienced in preparing this year's Year 11 for their GCSE exams.

"On behalf of staff and governors at Ysgol Bro Preseli, I would like to congratulate all Year 11 pupils on their excellent GCSE results," she said.

"This cohort has faced unprecedented challenges since commencing their GCSE studies and it has been a privilege to guide them through what has been a very difficult and challenging time for everyone.

"Today’s excellent GCSE results have been achieved despite extraordinary disruption and uncertainty and pupils and their teachers deserve credit for an outstanding set of results which are the culmination of much hard work, determination and resilience."

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She added: "I would also like to thank parents / guardians and the governing body for all their support during this unprecedented time.

"We are very proud of all the young people who have worked tirelessly throughout their time at Ysgol Y Preseli which is now Ysgol Bro Preseli and we look forward to welcoming back a large number of pupils to our successful sixth form where they will have the opportunity to realise their potential and more within a supportive and homely school community."

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Ysgol Bro Gwaun headteacher Paul Edwards is delighted with the school’s outcomes.

“On behalf of the staff and governors of Ysgol Bro Gwaun, I would like to congratulate all pupils who are receiving their results today,” he said.

“We are very proud of their hard work and dedication, and of the outstanding results which they have achieved, especially when considered against the difficulties they have experienced over the last two years.

"I would like to pay tribute to the determination and perseverance which our pupils have shown and I would also like to thank the teaching staff who have worked tirelessly to support every learner to achieve their best."

Head Girl Gwenna Maycock (10A*, 1A, 1B) paid tribute to the school and staff, saying: “We were very nervous as we approached these exams because we hadn’t had much practice, but the staff have been brilliant in preparing us and giving us the confidence to give our best. I cannot thank the school enough.”

Head Boy Dewi Roberts (8A*, 2A, 2B) also thanked the school for the support both he and his year group has received. “No-one could imagine the challenges we have faced for much of our time at the school, and to achieve what we have in spite of these difficulties is amazing and a tribute to the teachers and support staff at the school.

“Ysgol Bro Gwaun is a close-knit family and the support we have been given by the staff in the lead-up to the exams was incredible. Thank you everyone!”

The staff and governors pass on their best wishes to all of year 11 as they take the next exciting steps in their life journey.